My former work computer is a Thinkpad x201. Nothing detailed to report yet, but the majority of stuff just works with Linux as you might expect. To check:

  • Fingerprint reader

3G modem

Works, after fiddling about with firmware (See


Upon resume from suspend, it takes a measurable amount of time for both the keyboard, the trackpad and the trackpoint to become responsive. This is individually: the keyboard generally comes back before the trackpoint.

Software versions

  • Debian 'squeeze'
  • 2.6.32-5-686